Lei Chen PhD/Associate professor

School of Mechanical Engineering


Tribology Research Institute

Southwest Jiaotong University

Chengdu 610031, Sichuan Province

P.R. China

Tel: +86 28 87634304(O)


Lei Chen

Male, born in Deyang, Sichuan.




[1] Ultra-precision manufacturing

[2] Nanofabrication of 2D materials

[3] Nanotribology

[4] Coating Protection Research

[5] Superlubrication


[15] Lei CHEN, Jialin WEN, Peng ZHANG, Bingjun YU, Tianbao MA, Xinchun Lu, Seong H. KIM, Linmao QIAN, Nanomanufacturing of silicon surface with a single atomic layer precision via mechanochemical reactions. Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 1542(SCI, IF: 12.124).
[14] Lei CHEN, Xin HE, Hongshen LIU, Linmao QIAN, Seong H. KIM, Water adsorption on hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces of siliocn. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, DOI: 10. 0121/acs.JPCC.8b01821 (IF: 4.536)
[13] Lei CHEN, Chen XIAO, Xin HE, Bingjun YU, Seong H. KIM, Linmao QIAN,Friction and tribochemical wear behaviors of native oxide layer on silicon at nanoscale. Tribology letters, 2017, 65,139 (SCI).
[12] Lei CHEN, Chen XIAO, Bingjun YU, Seong H. KIM, Linmao QIAN, What governs friction of silicon oxide in humid environment-contact area between solids, water meniscus around the contact, or water layer structure? Langmuir,2017, 33, 9673-9679(SCI, IF: 3.833).
[11] Lei CHEN, Yaqiong QI, Bingjun YU, Linmao QIAN, Sliding speed-dependent tribochemical wear of oxide-free silicon. Nanoscale Research Letters, 2017, 12, 7(SCI, IF: 2.833).

[10] Lei CHEN, Luocheng HU, Chen XIAO, Yaqiong QI, Bingjun YU, Linmao QIAN, Effect of crystallographic orientation on mechanical removal of CaF2, Wear, 376, 409-416(SCI, IF: 2.531).

[9] Ya-qiong QI, Lei CHEN(*), Shu-lan JIANG, Jia-xin YUI, Bingjun YU, Linmao QIAN, Investigation of silicon wear against non-porous and micro-porous SiO2 spheres in water and in humid air, RSC advance, 2016, 6, 89627-89634 (SCI, IF: 3.289).

[8] Lei CHEN, Hongtu HE, Xiaodong WANG, Seong H. KIM*, Linmao QIAN*, Tribology of Si/SiO2 in humid air: transition from severe chemical wear to wearless behavior at nanoscale, Langmuir, 2015, 31(1), 149-156, (SCI, IF: 4.457).

[7] Lei CHEN, Yajun YANG, Hongtu HE, Seong H. KIM, Linmao QIAN*, Effect of coadsorption of water and alcohol vapor on the nanowear of silicon, Wear, 2015, 332-333, 879–884, (SCI).

[6] Lei CHEN, Mingchu YANG, Jiaxin YU, Linmao QIAN*, Zhongrong ZHOU, Nanofretting behaviours of ultrathin DLC coating on Si(100) substrate, Wear, 2011, 271, 1980-1986 (SCI)

[5] Lei CHEN, Mingchu YANG, Chenfei SONG, Bingjun YU, Linmao QIAN*, Is 2 nm DLC coating enough to resist the nanowear of silicon, Wear, 2013, 302(1-2): 909-917 (SCI).

[4] Lei CHEN, Seong H. KIM, Xiaodong WANG, Linmao QIAN*, Running-in process of Si-SiOx /SiO2 pair at nanoscale-Sharp drops in friction and wear rate during initial cycles, Friction 1(1), 2013, 81-91

[3] Jing XIA, Jing ZHENG, Diaodiao HUANG, Z. Ryan TIAN, Lei CHEN, Zhongrong ZHOU, Peter S. UNGER, Linmao QIAN*, A new model to explain tooth wear with implications for microwear formation and diet reconstruction, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2015, 112(4), 10669–10672 (SCI, IF: 9.674)

[2] Jian GUO, Bingjun YU, Lei CHEN, Linmao QIAN*, Nondestructive nanofabrication on Si(100) surface by tribochemistryinduced selective etching. Scientific Reports, 2015 5:16472 (SCI, IF:5.578).

[1] Xiaodong WANG, Seong H. KIM, Cheng CHEN, Lei CHEN, Hongtu HE, Linmao QIAN*, Humidity dependence of tribochemical wear of monocrystalline silicon, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7 (27), 14785–14792 (SCI, IF:6.723)

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